MIT Forum for Equity: Women's Leadership in Higher Education

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Virtual Event

Join a special broadcast of the MIT Forum for Equity addressing challenges facing higher education leadership today.

Presidents emerita Drew Faust (Harvard) and Susan Hockfield (MIT) will join Paula Johnson, President of Wellesley College, for a discussion of the particular obstacles women face at the helm of colleges and universities and offer insights on other topics surrounding equity and inclusion on campus.  

Drew Faust, President Emerita and Arthur Kingsley Porter University Professor, Harvard University; Member, MIT Corporation 

Susan Hockfield HM, President Emerita and Professor of Neuroscience; Member, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research 

Paula Johnson, President, Wellesley College 

Moderator: Whitney Espich, CEO, MIT Alumni Association 

This interactive forum is open to the MIT, Harvard, and Wellesley College communities. 

Live captioning will be available. This event will be recorded and an archive made available on the MIT Alumni Association YouTube channel within a week of airing.

Presented by the MIT Alumni Association, the Forum for Equity aims to engage alumni through thoughtful online conversations that help educate, inform, and examine the problems focused on social justice and help to catalyze change in our communities and in the world. The Forum for Equity is made possible in part by a grant from the MIT MindHandHeart Community Innovation Fund.

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